Definition of to_act
1. toast [ n ] slices of bread that have been toastedUsed in print:
(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)
After she had served the detectives coffee and toast ( they politely declined eggs , uncomfortable about their tenancy ) , she settled_down with a morning newspaper and began reading the stock_market quotations .Synonyms toast Related Terms bread Melba_toast orange_toast zwieback cinnamon_toast
2. toast [ v ] make brown and crisp by heating
Examples: "toast bread" "crisp potatoes"
(Ann Carnahan, Nick Manero's Cook-out Barbeque...)
The nations 's number_one picnic treat is the skinless frankfurter - toasted over a bonfire on the beach or , more sedately , charcoal broiled on a portable grill .
- Using a portable grill permits you to toast the buns , too .
Broil or toast as_usual .
The fun of toasting their own sausages over the small Oriental charcoal_burners and dipping them in tasty sauces will keep your group busy - try it and see !
Brush frankfurter twists with about 1 2 cup melted butter and toast slowly over glowing coals until dough is golden brown .Synonyms toast crisp Related Terms heat cooking toaster toasting
3. toast [ v ] propose a toast to
Examples: "Let us toast the birthday girl!" "Let's drink to the New Year"
(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
D._D. will pop_up with U - I Chief_Milt_Rackmil at the Carnegie theater tomorrow to toast 300 movie exhibitors .Synonyms drink toast salute wassail pledge Related Terms honor give pledge salute drink
4. toast [ n ] a celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention
Examples: "he was the toast of the town"
5. toast [ n ] a person in desperate straits; someone doomed
Examples: "I'm a goner if this plan doesn't work" "one mistake and you're toast"
6. toast [ n ] a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or eventSynonyms toast pledge Related Terms drink
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